One dead in early morning house fire in South Huntsville

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A house fire in south Huntsville claimed the life of one person Tuesday morning.

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill confirmed the cause of death as smoke inhalation.

A Huntsville Fire official on scene told News 19 crews that the call came in around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

When Huntsville Fire and Rescue crews arrived on the scene, the fire was already out. A cause is unknown at this time.

HEMSI tried to perform CPR on the victim but pronounced them dead.

No one else was in the house at the time of the fire.

The investigation is ongoing, additional details will later be released.

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